This saying ought not to scandalize even the most devout theist.
He chuckled beside me and, as if only to scandalize me, let his tongue run wilder yet.
Nothing could so much disturb and scandalize the world as such a sentiment.
By omission of duties, and by silence: by all these ways you may scandalize.
I had to visit the convent to arrange for quartering my men so as least to scandalize the sisters.
These are strange profanations, which scandalize even the least devout.
Also they employed winged words of such singular virulence and pungency as to scandalize even their own historian.
We never started out in any high-browed manner to scandalize and Shelleyfy.
We scandalize them and others, even by pleasing them, and by avoiding that which they falsely called scandalous.
They had learned to play there like two well-brought-up children, in pantomime, so as not to scandalize pious countryfolk.
late 15c., from Middle French scandaliser (12c.), from Church Latin scandalizare, from late Greek skandalizein "to make to stumble; tempt; give offense to (someone)," from skandalon (see scandal). Originally "make a public scandal of;" sense of "shock by doing something improper" first recorded 1640s. Dryden and Shakespeare use simple scandal as a verb. Related: Scandalized; scandalizing; scandalization.